Patient allegedly stabs nurse with syringe
A NURSE was allegedly stabbed after a patient pulled a syringe out of her bra yesterday.
Carmen Clevens was refused bail by Magistrate Louisa Pink in Murgon Magistrates Court on Wednesday December 19.
She was charged with negligent acts causing harm following the alleged incident which took place in the early hours of the same day.
Police Prosecutor Barry Stevens said Clevens was arrested after she was taken to Cherbourg hospital.
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"Whilst in hospital, she was escorted to a toilet and was behind a nurse," he said.
Police will allege Ms Clevens stabbed the nurse in her right shoulder, causing bleeding.
Investigators claim the syringe was hidden in Cleven's bra.
"It was confirmed that the defendant had Hep C," Sgt Stevens said.
She will be remanded in custody at Murgon until January 22.